For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection

The Alert Investor

What Does It Mean to Be Pre-Tax or Tax-Advantaged? ©iStockphoto.com/alfexe

What Does It Mean to Be Pre-Tax or Tax-Advantaged?

The taxman cometh and that may have you wondering, what does it mean for something to be pre-tax or tax-advantaged? From transportation benefits to retirement accounts, read on to learn how pre-tax benefits and tax-advantaged accounts can reduce your tax burden and leave more money in your pocket.

Market Volatility: Check Your Emotions At the Door ©iStockphoto.com/Ca-ssis

Market Volatility: Check Your Emotions At the Door

A sharp tumble in stocks on Monday, February 5, 2018, might have some investors feeling twitchy, but it is important for investors to keep their long-term investment goals in mind, according to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s head of Investor Education.

Prepare to Invest

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Set Your Financial Goals

Know what you want to accomplish with your investments before you invest.

Products and Professionals

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Key Investing Concepts

Learn about a range of investment products and the people who sell them.

Protect Your Money

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Avoid Fraud

Learn to spot and avoid investment fraud.

Resolve a Problem

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File a Complaint

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